Weekly Trivia Hints 05/12 - 05/18
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Founder of the National Negro Business League, what African-American educator was brought into national fame in 1895 when he gave the speech known as the “Atlanta Compromise”?
What 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful said he ate his last non-vegan meal on Election Day in 2014, though he has been clear that his veganism is a personal choice and not an issue he is interested in legislating?
Described by the recipient as “the largest monetary gift ever received by an American cultural institution,” NPR received a donation of around $2 billion dollars in 2003, left to them in the will of the widow of what fast food restaurant mogul?
In 2019, what pitcher became the first MLB player to be elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame unanimously, actually getting 100% of the votes?
Though his most famous character would lead you to believe that he was born in a jungle somewhere, what famous author was born in Chicago, Illinois on September 1, 1875?
(05.18) IN THE NEWS
In a prime example of the Streisand Effect, what U.S. congressman from California filed a defamation lawsuit against Twitter and a handful of users, causing the once obscure parody account of his cow to amass more followers than the congressman himself?